gillie

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

gil·lie

noun \ˈgi-lē\

Definition of GILLIE

1
:  a male attendant on a Scottish Highland chief; broadly :  attendant
2
chiefly Scottish & Irish :  a fishing and hunting guide
3
:  a shoe with a low top and decorative lacing

Variants of GILLIE

gil·lie or ghil·lie \ˈgi-lē\

Origin of GILLIE

Scottish Gaelic gille & Irish giolla youth, gillie
First Known Use: 1705

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